Square Books Jan/Feb 2024 book list

Mostly What God Does
by Savannah Guthrie

In her first trade book, Emmy and Edward R. Murrow Award recipient, Savannah Guthrie, co-anchor of the TODAY show, shares reflections on faith and life and offers inspiration for all of us to do what God does – love.



Cold Victory
by Karl Marlantes

From New York Times bestselling author Karl Marlantes comes a propulsive and sweeping novel in which loyalty, friendship, and love are put to the ultimate test.




The Waters
by Bonnie Jo Campbell

A master of rural noir returns with a fierce, mesmerizing novel about exceptional women and the soul of a small town.




Medgar and Myrlie
by Joy-Ann Reid

The host of MSNBC’s The ReidOut and New York Times bestselling author of The Man Who Sold America traces the extraordinary lives and legacy of civil rights icons Medgar and Myrlie Evers, situating Medgar Evers’s assassination as a catalyzing moment in American history.



Eli Harpo’s Adventures to the Afterlife
by Eric Schlich

Award-winning author Eric Schlich’s Eli Harpo’s Adventure to the Afterlife is an accessible and big-hearted novel that explores belief and forgiveness as a boy grapples with his faith and sexuality on a rollicking family road trip to Bible World.



The American Daughters
by Maurice Carlos Ruffin

A gripping historical novel about a spirited girl who joins a sisterhood working to undermine the Confederates—from the award-winning author of We Cast a Shadow.



Harbor Lights
by James Lee Burke

A dynamic, gripping collection of short stories from “America’s best novelist” (Denver Post), the New York Times bestselling James Lee Burke.




With Every Great Breath
by Rick Bass

“Master craftsman” (Los Angeles Times) and beloved author Rick Bass explores ecological, social, and personal landscapes through this collection that brings together his best-loved essays and brand-new pieces.



John Lewis: In Search of the Beloved Community
by Raymond Arsenault

The first full-length biography of civil rights hero and congressman John Lewis.